DNREC State Energy Office

The State Energy Office provides guidance on adopting and implementing smart energy choices through energy conservation and efficiency measures.

The Energy Office Can Help You

Find programs and funding available through the federal Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL), also known as the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA).

Find programs and funding available through the federal Inflation Reduction Act.

Efficient and Renewable Energy

The DNREC State Energy Office supports energy efficiency and conservation programs that help reduce energy use and its impact on the state’s environment and public health. It supports the use of renewable energy by homeowners and businesses through grant funding, incentives, and technical guidance.

The Energy Efficiency Advisory Council

The Energy Efficiency Advisory Council develops and deploys energy efficiency programs and financing mechanisms offered by Delaware energy providers.

The Energy Efficiency Investment Fund

The Energy Efficiency Investment Fund provides rebates for non-residential customers in Delaware to replace aging, inefficient equipment and systems with energy efficient alternatives.

Renewable Energy Portfolio Standards

Delaware utilities must get an increasing percentage of their electricity from renewable resources.

Renewable Energy Assistance

The Green Energy Program provides rebates for residential and small scale renewable energy systems.

Cool Switch Low Impact Refrigerant Program

The Cool Switch program provides incentives to use refrigerants with lower Global Warming Potential impacts.

Model Building Energy Codes

Delaware provides model energy conservation standards for local government building and plumbing rules and regulations.

Ongoing Incentive Programs

Clean Transportation

We can help if you are considering the purchase or lease of an electric vehicle, or want to move to alternative fuels, better manage your vehicle fleet, or want to help your employees use less fossil fuels.

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

We can help if you are a business considering the installation of public access, workplace, fleet or multi-family dwelling Level 2 electric vehicle charging stations.

Energy Efficiency

We can help if you are a business, trade organization, local government, school or institution and are looking for resources to help you save energy.

Green Energy

We can help if you are considering a switch to solar energy.

Climate Change in Delaware

We can help if you want to learn more about how climate change is impacting Delaware, and the strategies and actions identified in Delaware’s Climate Action Plan.